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Old 04-19-2012, 06:39 AM   #981
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Nice pulls!! Thats strong mate!
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:26 AM   #982
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Awesome Brute! Kickin some a@@!
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Nice pulls!! Thats strong mate!
Thanks Spart! Whenever I hit deadlifts over 400 pounds, I feel strong until I think about the big oly lifters cleaning it!
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Old 04-20-2012, 02:24 PM   #983
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So, I've eaten like crap all week, pizza, wings, burritos, nachos, etc. Massive caloric surplus every day. Gained a couple pounds, hit some PRs. This is surprising because I usually gain 10 pounds after a day or two and don't get stronger. Things have been going right.

Bench:
45 x 5
95 x 5
135 x 5
185 x 3
205 x 1 - felt really light
230 x 1 - still felt really light
230 x 1
230 x 1
230 x 1
230 x 1
240 x 1 - PR + 10 pounds!
200 x 5
200 x 4
200 x 5 14 Reps, PR for this weight

DB Row
70 x 8
70 x 8
70 x 8 + 1 set

Squat
45 x 5
135 x 5
225 x 1
205 x 5 - interrupted here by gym management trying to force me to sign a new contract. I refused and told them that I would be happy to resume the contract as it had been, but would not sign up for another 3 years. Apparently people don't tell them no often, and they are passing it on to the owners. meh. Still a damn good day!
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Old 04-20-2012, 02:55 PM   #984
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That's all kinds of great stuff in that post! Congrats and great work Brute.
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Thanks Tank!

Had a decent day today, but a lot of interruptions so it was hard to get into the flow

Power Clean
95 x 5
115 x 5
145 x 3
165 x 1
185 x 1
185 x 1
195 x 1
195 x 1
195 x 0
165 x 0
145 x 0 - just stopped here, I didn't have enough speed left to do anything

Low Rack Pull
135 x 5
225 x 5
315 x 1
405 x 1 5 minute interrupt
315 x 1
405 x 1
475 x 1 - PR

Push press
135 x 5
155 x 2
185 x 1
185 x 2
185 x 2
185 x 2 - PR, never doubled 185 before
205 x 1
205 x 1 - PR + 1 single
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:19 PM   #986
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Really strong rack pull and Push pressing brute!
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:18 AM   #987
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Three year gym contract? That sucks.

Some very strong work in here. Those cleans and push presses are impressive. Aren't you very tall too? It can't be easy for a tall guy to do overhead work.
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Great work Brute and wtf is the 3 year contract about? And interrupting you during squats
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Old 04-22-2012, 12:24 PM   #989
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That is massive bench and OH pressing! Great cleans too. I know what you mean too. When you hit the wall with them, you almost literally have no pop left at all. Nice rack PR too. 500 soon.

Great work!
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Smashing PRs like a machine.

Time to set a May date to lift. Let me know which weekends work well. PM me when you get a chance.
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